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Assistant Professor, Nursing

Prairie State College
Chicago Heights, IL

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Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Nursing
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

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Position Title:

Assistant Professor, Nursing

Position Type:


Status of Position:

Tenure Track Faculty



Position Summary:

The department of nursing is seeking a full-time, tenure track faculty member as a member of a teaching team to provide classroom, skill lab and clinical instruction to nursing students. Evaluation, curriculum development and academic advising are an integral part of this position.

Reporting Relationship:

Direct reporting relationship to the Dean of Allied Health and Emergency Services.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree in Nursing.
  2. Two years experience as a practicing nurse.
  3. Valid Illinois and Indiana nursing license.
  4. Working knowledge of an Associate Degree Nursing program/philosophy.
  5. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  6. Effective interpersonal skills necessary to interface with students and the general public.
  7. Demonstrated proficiency in the use of computers and their common instructional applications.
  8. Excellent analytical skills.
  9. Compliance with ACEN standards and competencies

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. One year teaching experience in nursing.
  2. Knowledge/experience in medical/surgical clinical settings.

Anticipated Work Hours and Days:

Schedule varies.


Per Union Contract

Posting Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applications must be submitted electronically. For full consideration, apply by September 15, 2023.



Prairie State College is a richly diverse community college located 30 minutes south of Chicago. The College serves over 5,000 students through its credit programs and offers a wide range of associate degrees and certificates, all of which feature student-centered instruction. In addition, the College offers workforce education, ESL and GED programs, and continuing, corporate and professional education. prairie_state_college1.jpg

Our 37-acre campus in Chicago Heights features “smart” classrooms, modern laboratories, a Business and Community Education Center, an Adult Education Outreach Center, and a spacious new Fitness Complex. In order to meet community needs, courses are also offered at our Matteson Area Center and at local businesses, community centers, and schools.

prairie_state_college2.jpgThe College provides a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, tuition reimbursement for administrators and staff, free courses in our Fitness Center, and an optional 403(b) plan in addition to a comprehensive retirement plan through the State University Retirement System. Employees can enroll their children in our state-of-the-art Children’s Learning Center for a modest fee.



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